March 2017

IN FIGURES: China's ferro-alloys imports in February

Summary of China’s ferro-alloys imports in February 2017.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: S Korea, Japan ferro-chrome prices inch up on higher offers from India

Ferro-chrome prices were higher or stable across USA, European and Chinese markets, while particular strength was noted in South Korea and Japan.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 17/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 17:

Low-carbon ferro-chrome prices in Europe enjoy upswing as China soaks up units

Low-carbon ferro-chrome prices in Europe have gathered strength in recent weeks as availability has tightened due to increased demand in China, where production costs have been high, sources told Metal Bulletin.

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Ferro-chrome prices strengthen across the board in tight market

Ferro-chrome prices in the USA, Europe and Asia rose last week, supported by a tightening in availability in China and elsewhere.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 10/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 10:

GLOBAL CHROME WRAP: Chinese domestic spot prices outperform import, contract prices

China’s spot market for domestic ferro-chrome outperformed contract and import markets on Friday March 3 as smelters in the country predicted production cuts amid high costs and environmental inspections.

PRICING NOTICE: Minor metals, ores and alloys 2017 holiday pricing schedule

The following notice applies to minor metals, ferro-alloys and ores prices produced by Metal Bulletin.

MB NON-FERROUS PRICE CHANGES 03/03: Noble alloys, bulk alloys & ores

The following Metal Bulletin noble alloys, bulk alloys and ores prices changed on Friday March 3:

PRICING NOTICE: Metal Bulletin will launch a chrome ore index

Metal Bulletin will launch an index for chrome ore UG2 material cif China ports basis, replacing the chrome ore price assessment.